Who’re all of them up in opposition to? The Formulation 1 drivers of 2023 in stats · RaceFans

How has the substitute of three drivers modified the complexion of the Formulation 1 area this yr?

The F1 drivers of 2023 span 15 international locations and have over 50 motorsport championship titles between them. Right here’s how they break down in numbers.

Begins

Two of Formulation 1’s most skilled drivers bowed out on the finish of final season – Sebastian Vettel was one race shy of his three hundredth begin and Daniel Ricciardo was one other member of the double century membership. With three newcomers making their debuts as full-time drivers, the category of 2023 is barely much less skilled on the entire than final yr’s area.

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Ages

Unsurprisingly, it’s a barely youthful area as effectively, although not by a lot: The common age of the drivers on the season-opener shall be 28.2 years, down simply 0.2 from 12 months earlier.

That is partly as a result of a kind of three newcomers, Nyck de Vries, is already older than greater than half the sphere, together with the reigning two-times world champion. De Vries was handed over for promotion after successful the Formulation 2 title 4 years in the past, and Andretti IndyCar driver Colton Herta was AlphaTauri’s authentic alternative for his seat, however he didn’t have sufficient superlicence factors to maneuver into F1.

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Grand prix wins

Vettel is the third most-successful F1 driver of all time when it comes to wins, and the departure of fellow a number of grand prix winner Ricciardo means the whole variety of races received by the present grid is effectively down on this time final yr, dropping from 232 to 193.

Nonetheless, think about that George Russell and Carlos Sainz Jnr had been but to attain their first victories earlier than the beginning of final season, and the whole variety of race-winning drivers on the grid is unchanged. Half of the 20 drivers have already taken grand prix victories, although that pair plus Alpine’s new duo are all one-time winners.

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Nations

Herta might not have gotten his break, however the U.s. of America nonetheless has its first full-time F1 driver in 16 years within the form of Logan Sargeant. The USA is one among 15 totally different international locations represented on the grid this yr, solely 4 of which have a couple of driver. These are the UK (three), France, Spain and the Netherlands (two every).

Championships (all sequence)

Solely two drivers within the 20-strong area haven’t received a championship above karting stage and so they each drive for a similar crew: Alexander Albon and his new Williams crew mate Sargeant.

The opposite 18 drivers have amassed 54 titles between them throughout F1 and the junior classes of motorsport.

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Driver Championship Yr/s
Lewis Hamilton British Formulation Renault 2003
Formulation 3 Euroseries 2005
GP2 2006
Formulation 1 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Lando Norris British Formulation 4 2015
Eurocup Formulation Renault 2.0 2016
Northern European Formulation Renault 2016
Toyota Racing Collection 2016
Formulation 3 European Championship 2017
Fernando Alonso Euro Open by Nissan 1999
Formulation 1 2005, 2006
World Endurance Championship 2018-19
Nico Hulkenberg German Formulation BMW 2005
A1 Grand Prix 2007
Formulation 3 Euroseries 2008
GP2 2009
Nyck de Vries Formulation Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2014
Formulation Renault 2.0 ALPS 2014
Formulation 2 2019
Formulation E 2021
Valtteri Bottas Formulation Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2008
Formulation Renault NEC 2008
GP3 2011
Lance Stroll Italian Formulation 4 2014
Toyota Racing Collection 2015
Formulation 3 European Championship 2016
Oscar Piastri Formulation Renault Eurocup 2019
Formulation 3 2020
Formulation 2 2021
George Russell BRDC British Formulation 4 2014
GP3 2017
Formulation 2 2018
Max Verstappen Formulation 1 2021, 2022
Charles Leclerc GP3 2016
Formulation 2 2017
Carlos Sainz Jnr Formulation Renault NEC 2011
Formulation Renault 3.5 2014
Pierre Gasly Eurocup Formulation Renault 2.0 2013
GP2 2016
Esteban Ocon Formulation 3 European Championship 2014
GP3 2015
Kevin Magnussen Danish Formulation Ford 2008
Formulation Renault 3.5 2013
Sergio Perez British Formulation 3 (Nationwide class) 2007
Zhou Guanyu Formulation Regional Asia (Asian Formulation 3) 2021
Yuki Tsunoda Japanese Formulation 4 2018

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Days since final win (all sequence)

For the primary time in a profession replete with success, Lewis Hamilton goes into a brand new F1 season searching for to finish a victory drought which has lasted greater than a yr.

Others should look again additional for his or her most up-to-date wins at any stage. Notably the Aston Martin duo, Lance Stroll and new crew mate Fernando Alonso, who haven’t taken a win in a the 2020s. Certainly, Alonso will mark the tenth anniversary of his final win in F1 this Could.

However returning driver Nico Hulkenberg who has the longest win-less drought. Like Alonso, his most up-to-date triumph got here on the Le Mans 24 Hours, in his case with Porsche.

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